Takeover

  1. Yahoo Sets April 11 Deadline for Takeout Bids ...

    It is now clear Yahoo management no longer believes it can operate as a standalone ...
  2. 4 Reasons Behind Bill Ackman's Purchase of Zoetis ...

    Find out the reasons behind activist hedge fund manager Bill Ackman's 10% stake in ...
  3. M&A Report: Will These 5 Trends Carry into 2 ...

    Find out what was behind the record level of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity ...
  4. Selling Your Business: How to Prepare

    Once you have a solid, stand-alone business with solid finances, it's time to put ...
  5. 10 Most Famous Leveraged Buyouts

    Learn about the boldest, riskiest leveraged buyouts in history and how they either ...
  6. Casella Waste Faces Activist Pressure (CWST)

    Casella has a valuabe collection of assets that activist investor JCP Investment ...
  1. Yahoo Sets April 11 Deadline for Takeout Bids ...

    It is now clear Yahoo management no longer believes it can operate as a standalone ...
  2. 4 Reasons Behind Bill Ackman's Purchase of Zoetis ...

    Find out the reasons behind activist hedge fund manager Bill Ackman's 10% stake in ...
  3. Casella Waste Faces Activist Pressure (CWST)

    Casella has a valuabe collection of assets that activist investor JCP Investment ...
  4. The Biggest Private Equity Firms in Los Angeles ...

    Learn why Los Angeles is a thriving market for private equity, and identify the five ...
  5. BP Settlement Makes It a Takeover Target (BP.L, ...

    BP's reduced legal risks make it an attractive asset due to its continued low valuation ...
  6. The Most Famous Leveraged Buyouts

    A look at the largest and most famous leveraged buyouts in history.
  1. What happens to the shares of stock purchased in a tender offer?

    Learn what a tender offer is, whether it is a good idea to accept a tender offer and what happens to the shares of stock ...
  2. Are companies with high Book Value Of Equity Per Share (BVPS) takeover targets?

    Understand what the book value of equity per share (BVPS) is used to measure. Learn if companies with high BVPS are takeover ...
  3. If a company offers a buyback of its shares, how do I decide whether to accept the ...

    Learn why it may often be in the best interest of a shareholder to accept a tender offer made at a premium to the market ...
  4. How is a tender offer used by an individual, group or company seeking to purchase ...

    Learn how tender offers are used in takeover attempts, and understand the difference between a hostile takeover and a friendly ...
  1. Biggest Acquisition Failures Of All Time

    Some acquisitions just aren't meant to be. Here are a select few acquisitions that ...
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